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Sidney Webb the bibliographer

Camfield, Graham (2016) Sidney Webb the bibliographer. LSE History Blog, London.

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Abstract

"As a seasoned researcher Sidney Webb highly valued the work of librarians in compiling indexes and bibliographies. From early in the LSE Library’s history all monographs with bibliographies were noted as such in the catalogue. Such was the high regard for bibliographic work that in 1910 a supplementary class on advanced bibliography was organised for librarianship students at LSE under the direction of Sidney Webb and others. Students were tasked with investigating the sources of information available in special subjects or special areas of economics and political science, with prizes for the best bibliography." - introductory paragraph.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Also published in the LSE Research Online EPrints repository, the PDF from which is available here.
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 10:57
Last Modified: 08 May 2017 10:57
URI: http://webbs.library.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/873

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